2017 Autism Conference

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Plan to Attend the 7th Annual
Southwest Washington Autism Conference

Friday, October 27, 2017
9 am to 2:30 pm – Centralia College

2017 Theme:  Taking Action: Planning for Lifelong Success –
Each year over 200 educators, health professionals, administrators, parents and adults on the ASD spectrum attend this informative event. We are pleased to move to a new venue at the Centralia College campus. We look forward to seeing you!

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Keynote Speaker: Monica Meyer, Autism Advocate and Mom will speak on Taking Action – Planning for Lifelong Success. We are honored to welcome Monica Meyer, a passionate educator since 1997 on behalf of ASD individuals for hundreds of parents, teachers, employment and residential agencies. Meyer’s passion for developing lifelong, ASD evidence-based strategies comes from her commitment to her own now-adult son Michael.

Break Out Session 1  – 10:15-11:00 AM
Keynote Q & A – Monica Meyer
Russell Lehmann
Next Steps After a New Diagnosis
Improving Work Behaviors with Behavior-Specific Praise

Break Out Session 2 – 12:10-1:00 PM
Panel: Adults on the Autism Spectrum
When an Emergency Happens
Tools to use Before Behaviors Escalate
Employment and Individuals with Autism
Get Smart: School and Medical Collaboration

Break Out Session 3 – 1:10-2:00 PM
Panel: Parents of Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Deconstructing Defense Mode with Aspergers
DDA & IFS Waivers – Navigating Government Services
Working Collaboratively with Families and Schools

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CONFERENCE SUPPORTERS:

Centralia College
University of Washington Autism Center

United Way of Lewis County 
Lewis County Public Health & Social Services
Providence Centralia Hospital
Community Foundation of South Puget Sound
In-Tot Development Center
University of Washington READi Lab
Lewis County Parent to Parent 
Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy
Washington State Medical Home Partnerships Project
Autism Society of Washington